mborean

Trusses and Roof Framing et al

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A lot of my work involves trussed roofs.  After building the trusses, I frame the roof for the facia and varge rafters.  Problem with this is that CA adds ridge boards that don't exist in trussed roofs.  There doesn't seem to be a way to frame without ridge boards or to set the ridge board dimensions at 0.  If there is a work around, I'd love to hear it.

 

Also....  Is there a way to frame a roof where one roof California or over frames over another roof.  In my previous CAD, I could trim the bottom of one roof to the top of another and the framing acted accordingly.  This program even added a valley plate on top of the lower roof and below the rafters of the upper roof.  That may be too much to ask for, but one can only  hope.

 

Love to hear what y'all have to say.

 

Thanks in advance.

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Can you note the ridge board as truss blocking?

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6 hours ago, mborean said:

Also....  Is there a way to frame a roof where one roof California or over frames over another roof.

Look up Truss Base in help.

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Trusswork always involves some fill somewhere.  I edit out the ridge when doing fills.  Just a few seconds to remove.

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